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Apollon Maykov

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Apollon Nikolayevich Maykov (Russian: Аполло́н Никола́евич Ма́йков, 4 June [O.S. 23 May] 1821, Moscow – 20 March [O.S. 8 March] 1897, Saint Petersburg) was a Russian poet, best known for his lyric verse showcasing images of Russian villages, nature, and history. His love for ancient Greece and Rome, which he studied for much of his life, is also reflected in his works. Maykov spent four years translating the epic The Tale of Igor's Campaign (1870) into modern Russian. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Apollon Maykov has received more than 41,341 page views. His biography is available in 23 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Apollon Maykov is the 3,956th most popular writer (down from 3,752nd in 2019), the 1,407th most popular biography from Russia (down from 1,242nd in 2019) and the 183rd most popular Russian Writer.

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Among writers, Apollon Maykov ranks 3,956 out of 5,755Before him are Bret Easton Ellis, Shel Silverstein, Philip Reeve, Andrée Chedid, Olof von Dalin, and Lyuben Karavelov. After him are Dan Andersson, Sophie Kinsella, José María Heredia y Heredia, Dharamvir Bharati, Alfredo M. Bonanno, and Augusta, Lady Gregory.

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Among people born in 1821, Apollon Maykov ranks 73Before him are Arthur Saint-Léon, Aleksey Pisemsky, Giuseppe Saracco, Nils Johan Andersson, Henri Alexis Brialmont, and Charles Francis Hall. After him are John Abbott, Janko Matúška, Michel Carré, Jane Wilde, Karl Knies, and Joseph Noel Paton.

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In Russia

Among people born in Russia, Apollon Maykov ranks 1,407 out of 3,262Before him are Mikhail Matyushin (1861), Valery Ryumin (1939), Alexander Rou (1906), Yevgeny Kafelnikov (1974), Dmitry Lavrinenko (1914), and Aleksandr Stoletov (1839). After him are Gennadi Strekalov (1940), Nadezhda Popova (1921), Nikolay Bauman (1873), Sergei Yursky (1935), Lev Chernyi (1890), and Vasily Lebedev-Kumach (1898).

Among WRITERS In Russia

Among writers born in Russia, Apollon Maykov ranks 183Before him are Veniamin Kaverin (1902), Dmitry Grigorovich (1822), Robert Rozhdestvensky (1932), Alexey Troitsky (1866), Innokenty Annensky (1855), and Osip Brik (1888). After him are Vasily Lebedev-Kumach (1898), Konstantin Batyushkov (1787), Vladislav Khodasevich (1886), Aino Kallas (1878), Daniil Granin (1919), and Teffi (1872).